On Tuesday, the Hong Kong government released a 110-page consultation document that outlined plans for yet another national security law. This homegrown law joins a long list of recent initiatives by the government to increase...
Aug 20, 2012
The New York Times’ Edward Wong recaps the saga of Wang Lijun, the former police chief under Bo Xilai’s Chongqing regime, whose early February dash to the U.S. consulate in Chengdu set off a chain of events that saw...
Jul 7, 2012
As Wang Lijun, the former police chief of Chongqing, is facing potential treason charges, the police officials who once had close ties with him have also been detained by central investigators. From Edward Wong at New York...
May 20, 2012
The South China Morning Post [$$] is reporting that Wang Lijun, Bo Xilai’s former Chongqing police chief whose February visit to the U.S. consulate in Chengdu sparked China’s biggest political scandal in two decades,...
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